The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Operations Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Operations Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Operations Analyst
Rank 873 878 892
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 36 51 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.051% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.053% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 32 49 19
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,900 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £38,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+34.21% -30.90%
Security Operations Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the England region.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Trend in England

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Histogram in England

Security Operations Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 17 £63,500 +41.11% 4
South East +20 12 £51,000 +23.63% 1
East of England +2 4 £53,750 -2.27%
West Midlands -26 2 £46,000 +21.05%
South West - 1 £52,000 - 1
Security Operations Analyst
UK

Security Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Security Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Operations Analyst in their job title.

1 108 (94.74%) Security Operations
2 77 (67.54%) Information Security
3 58 (50.88%) SIEM
4 51 (44.74%) CISSP
5 46 (40.35%) Security Operations Centre
6 41 (35.96%) Windows
7 39 (34.21%) Firewall
8 38 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 34 (29.82%) Linux
10 29 (25.44%) Finance
11 28 (24.56%) SANS
11 28 (24.56%) ArcSight
11 28 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (23.68%) Network Security
13 26 (22.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 25 (21.93%) Management Information System
15 23 (20.18%) Penetration Testing
16 21 (18.42%) ITIL
17 20 (17.54%) E-Commerce
18 19 (16.67%) Banking
18 19 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
19 18 (15.79%) Incident Management
19 18 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
19 18 (15.79%) Unix
20 17 (14.91%) MySQL
20 17 (14.91%) Apache
20 17 (14.91%) Tomcat
20 17 (14.91%) Vulnerability Management
20 17 (14.91%) Patch Management
21 16 (14.04%) Kalman Filter

Security Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Security Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Operations Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (14.91%) Apache
1 17 (14.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 39 (34.21%) Firewall
2 38 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 27 (23.68%) Network Security
4 8 (7.02%) Internet
5 7 (6.14%) Wireshark
6 5 (4.39%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.39%) Wireless
6 5 (4.39%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.88%) DNS
7 1 (0.88%) FTP
7 1 (0.88%) HTTP
7 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.88%) LAN
7 1 (0.88%) LDAP
7 1 (0.88%) SMTP
7 1 (0.88%) SSL
7 1 (0.88%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) MySQL
2 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Metasploit
General
1 29 (25.44%) Finance
2 19 (16.67%) Banking
3 7 (6.14%) Retail
3 7 (6.14%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (40.35%) Security Operations Centre
2 28 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (21.93%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.89%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (6.14%) Client/Server
5 7 (6.14%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (6.14%) Online Banking
6 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.63%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.63%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.75%) PKI
8 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.88%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.96%) Windows
2 34 (29.82%) Linux
3 18 (15.79%) Unix
4 2 (1.75%) Solaris
4 2 (1.75%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.75%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (94.74%) Security Operations
2 77 (67.54%) Information Security
3 58 (50.88%) SIEM
4 26 (22.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 23 (20.18%) Penetration Testing
6 21 (18.42%) ITIL
7 20 (17.54%) E-Commerce
8 19 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
9 18 (15.79%) Incident Management
9 18 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
10 17 (14.91%) Patch Management
10 17 (14.91%) Vulnerability Management
11 16 (14.04%) Kalman Filter
11 16 (14.04%) Security Management
11 16 (14.04%) Web Filtering
12 15 (13.16%) Malware Analysis
12 15 (13.16%) Reverse Engineering
13 11 (9.65%) Data Analysis
14 9 (7.89%) SDLC
15 7 (6.14%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.63%) C
1 3 (2.63%) Python
2 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.88%) Perl
3 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (44.74%) CISSP
2 28 (24.56%) SANS
3 13 (11.40%) CISM
4 8 (7.02%) CEH
5 7 (6.14%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (5.26%) GCIH
7 5 (4.39%) CISA
7 5 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.51%) CCNA
8 4 (3.51%) CRISC
8 4 (3.51%) Degree
8 4 (3.51%) MCSE
8 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.51%) RHCE
9 3 (2.63%) CCNP
9 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.63%) GCFA
9 3 (2.63%) GCIA
10 1 (0.88%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (5.26%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.63%) COBIT
5 2 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.75%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (11.40%) QRadar
2 7 (6.14%) Nessus
3 5 (4.39%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (4.39%) RSA enVision
4 4 (3.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (2.63%) Nmap
6 2 (1.75%) Nexpose
6 2 (1.75%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.88%) EnCase
7 1 (0.88%) FTK
7 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (24.56%) ArcSight
2 12 (10.53%) Cisco
3 11 (9.65%) Intel Security
4 8 (7.02%) Sourcefire
4 8 (7.02%) Splunk
5 7 (6.14%) Symantec
6 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.39%) Palo Alto
7 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.51%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.63%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.63%) Juniper
8 3 (2.63%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.75%) F5
9 2 (1.75%) NetWitness
9 2 (1.75%) Qualys
10 1 (0.88%) CA
10 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.88%) VMware
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago